Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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How can one make the price move using bitmex? [closed]

I have some coins, and I would like to try to make the bitcoin price move up. However, I'm not sure how one would do this, so I'm just asking for how it could be done for fun.
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Can I long USD/BTC instead of shorting BTC/USD?

Let's say that I think that bitcoin has hit a peak. I want to short bitcoin, but in a far less risky way. In order to do this, I want to go long on USD/BTC. Let's say (as an example) that I longed ...
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I need to know about wallets in cryptocurrency, how do exchanges generate deposite address per user?

In exchanges like Binance when a user wants to deposit coins in bitcoin or in other coins, per user receives a unique public key? Do they have to generate pair key private/public key for each user in ...
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What is the differences in Bitcoin derivative products such as perpetual vs futures?

I see on some crypto exchanges, they offer Bitcoin perpetual orders and futures orders. What are the differences when compared to each other and vs margin orders.
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What are the difference between a segwit and legacy wallet

I am installing a mobile wallet and it ask me what type of address I want to use, I want to try and use a segwit address but is there a risk that my coins will be lost if I try to transfer fund from ...
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Can I go long on the USD/BTC pair?

Normally, we can go long or short on bitcoin with the BTC/USD pair on an exchange. However, I would like to know if it is possible to open a position on the USD/BTC pair. This could be useful in a ...
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Whose to stop the coinbase devs from just draining all accounts and running of with the money?

I have been wondering, what would happen if the coinbase developers agree to drain all the funds of all their accounts and run off into hiding? Its not like anybody will be able stop them or return ...
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How to get all cryptocurrencies real-time statistics with no limit and free? [closed]

How can we get almost all real-time information of cryptocurrencies (rates, transactions, live prices, blocks info, wallets, etc) for developing new cryptocurrency statistics and exchange reference (...
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Partial transactions

I am new to cryptocurrencies. I want to transfer coins to multiple exchanges, how can I do it? Can I split coins from one wallet into the exchanges? Do I need a specific kind of wallet? And when I ...
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Working of crypto currency swaping (Exchanging) in Crypto exchange

I am new in crypto. I know something about cryto currency and its working. I am curiosity about the working of Crypto exchange like binance,coinbase...etc... My doubts is Some exchanges provide the ...
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How should I calculate a net value after a BTC withdrawal from an exchange?

Many exchanges have a withdrawal fee (such as Poloniex, which charges customers in 0.0005 BTC on average) and these fees are mostly for network costs. Should I consider as a general rule that the ...
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Understanding cryptocurrency exchange working

Exchanges are 2 types : centralised and decentralised. Now, if any new user is coming to the centralised platform then they need to deposit BTC (taking BTC as an example). For depositing, each time ...
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How Bitcoin wallets and it's transfer process work?

I am very new on cryptocurrencies, and like to understand it's transfer process. I think if I want to buy Bitcoin, I must download a Bitcoin wallet, then find a person who has Bitcoin. Then he/she ...
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Inconsistent Volume Data from Gdax API

I've queried Gdax API in the past and it seems that the API is currently returning a completely different data set for 'Volume'. For example, when I queried the API for historical BTC prices around 1 ...
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how to get bitcoin off an exchange?

As a corollary to asking how to transfer from cold storage, how is bitcoin first put into a paper, or other wallet, when it originates on an exchange? My primary concern is more getting the coins out ...
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Selling btc but avoiding bank payment reversals

If you sell some btc using a no-kyc p2p exchange, how do you avoid bank transfer payment reversals? One of the best things about btc is that no one can reverse bitcoin transactions (unless some sort ...
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Convert Theta ERC-20 to Theta Main Network

As a test, I transferred one Theta ERC-20 token to my new Theta web wallet, and I see it there. How do I now convert it to the main net Theta?
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I’ll pay whomever can help me Bitcoin Cash from blockchain wallet to Coinbase wallet with Bitcoin address [duplicate]

I've read now a 100 or so questions here with no clearcut answer nor update after they were given advice. I had money in my Bitcoin Cash wallet on Blockchain. I wanted to send the money to my Coinbase ...
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Access Kucoin OHLC data from API?

I need to access kucoin Open-high-low-close (OHLC) data from Kucoin API. Looking in https://docs.kucoin.com/#get-trade-histories, I deduced that to access OHLC data (for instance BTC versus USDT, ...
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Any Cryptocurrency payment method api that creates only one wallet for each user?

I have question regarding payment gateway.For now I am using coinpayment api.It's creating always new address for user to make payment.I want only one wallet for each user and that user can make ...
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How to accept bitcoin and giving each user a unique address amd automatic withdrawal

I want to create a website when users on singing up will get a unique address and after getting my websites service,they can withdrawal the money also automatically. Is that bitcoin integration free ? ...
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What are the benefits of running a crypto exchange website? [closed]

Getting straight to the question. Say I want to run a cryptocurrency exchange platform where people could come and buy/sell Bitcoin or Altcoin. The way I understood I have to partner up with a Bank in ...
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Trying to understand extended keys

I'm slowly getting educated about how the blockchain and Bitcoin addresses work. I now understand why it is more secure to use a different Bitcoin address for every transaction you make but I'm now ...
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Accept mastercard visa but withdraw crypto

I want to start an online business and I want to make it global. I want people to pay their preferred way (using visa, mastercard or others) and I get that money in cryptocurrency (any) Is there a ...
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bitcoin recovery when exchange ceases business

I had bitcoins with Coinroom exchange but I see they are gone. They should be independent of the exchange that manages them I assume. How do I recover my bitcoins or get them allocated to another ...
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Bitcoin transaction location

I transferred my Bitcoin from my Exodus desktop wallet to another location. How can I find out, if possible, the exchange I sent it to that has my account? Is there any way to see the transaction code ...
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Where is the Bitmex main datacenter located?

I am a High Frequency Trader and need to have a machine as close as possible to Bitmex. I tried do do a Traceroute but it is behind Cloudfare so it is not possible to know the real datacenter location....
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How did Binance Exchange get hacked in April of 2019 (7000 BTC) and how much is in the SAFU insurance fund? [closed]

Binance exchange got hacked in April 2019 for 7000 BTC (50 Million USD), but how did it get hacked exactly? They say they are going to pay everyone back via their SAFU insurance fund, but how much is ...
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How much on-chain activity is to and from exchanges?

Are there any data services which provide metrics that show how much of the transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain are to and from exchanges?
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges work with so many currencies at the same time?

To implement automated deposits/withdrawals of a single currency for a business there has to be a lot of code in place specific for that currency. For example if I want to automate sending and ...
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Multiple order execution at crypto exchanges

I am trading on crypto exchanges quite actively with quite a few strategies. In my "system" I get the data from exchanges, then I process it, then I create order and I send it to the exchanges. ...
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Can we I identify crypto-exchange (BTC) hot wallets?

I am interested in understanding, how the large crypto-exchanges handle deposits and withdrawals of BTC. I am aware of some examples of ETH-related hot wallets which are rather easy to identify but it ...
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Keeping wallet addresses outside bitcoin core

I'm trying to build a good security for my online bitcoin based application. Is something like this possible? send_bitcoin(address) create_address() sweep_balances() + | | ...
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From Edge to Poloniex

Bought bitcoin and have a balance in a exchange account at Poloniex. Is there another step I need to take or is this where the estimated value that changes is where I will be able to send this back to ...
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How do different blockchains communicate?

I've learned that the different cryptocurrencies have their own P2P blockchain networks. How do exchanges convert coins from one network into a coin on another network?
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How does one calculate a margin position's liquidation price for Bitfinex and other exchanges?

I'm learning how margin works and wanted to understand how does liquidation price work in a margin position when using an exchange like Bitfinex? Their requirements is 30% equity. Let's say I ...
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Is there any exchange website that directly converts to a specific currency once a cryptocurrent payment is received? [closed]

I wonder if there is some exchange service that I can use for my webshop (Woocommerce) that directly when a customer pays in the webshop, convert the cryptocurrency money to a specific currency like ...
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Was the “Proof of keys” exercise “The Ultimate Stress Test”?

Yesterday was publicised as a "Proof of Keys" day when people with accounts on Bitcoin exchanges were urged to withdraw their balance into a stand-alone wallet for the day as a test whether the ...
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How do exchange sites know all user deposit transactions?

If they use transaction/wallet listener, how do they detect deposit transactions when their services are not running, do they fetch blocks at every height to scan for deposits to avoid any missing? ...
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I accidentally transferred my Bitcoin Cash to Bitcoin (BTC) wallet in BitMEX! [closed]

A few days ago, I bought Bitcoin Cash and transferred it to my BitMEX Bitcoin BTC Wallet by accident! This is money that I can't afford to lose! What do you suggest I do? My conversations with BitMEX:...
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Reports of Cryptocurrency Exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report?

In 2018 December there was a research report on cryptocurrency exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report on these exchanges? Supposedly the only 2 exchanges that had real ...
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Crypto credit/debit card provider - Process of Crypto to Fiat

How do crypto credit/debit card provider organise their crypto to fiat exchange process? I thought that they would manually exchange crypto to fiat on exchanges through a bot. However, this would not ...
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How can one confirm that reported transactions on the exchange actually occur and are not due to wash-trading?

For instance, if I'm subscribed to binance's websocket trade stream.. and it is reporting trades.. how can one be assured that the trades are actually occuring and not just the exchange trading with ...
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When you trade on an exchange where does the bitcoin or other crypto go to

Do exchanges use an intermediate address when fulfilling transactions or is it always user to user when buying/selling between cryptocurrencies?
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Bitcoin / Crypto and exchanges!

When we buy/ sell bitcoin through some exchange say "Koinex in Indian context", what is the process i.e. actually followed ? 1. Does exchange communicate to node(s) in the bitcoin blockchain thru my ...
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Bitcoin price synchronized between exchanges

how the different exchanges manage to have the price of Bitcoin synchronized (or at least very close)?
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Should Account-level in BIP32/BIP44 be Hardened?

Let's say we have an ETH trading exchange where we employ BIP32/BIP44 to generate a unique wallet address for each user. For simplicity, each user uses the same wallet address (unique to each user) ...
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How do exchanges and atms introduce bitcoin

As far as I know, Bitcoin is "mined", introduced into the system as part of the protocol, a reward to the miners for verifying everyone's transactions and keeping the network up. But how do ...
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Bitcoin MultiSig balance not showing under listaccounts

I added 2-2 MultiSig address into wallet via bitcoin cli (Testnet) addmultisigaddress <'["key","key"]'> [account] 1 key of current wallet and other public key from different node wallet. ...
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Could bitcoin/blockchain be used to create a secure non-3rd party escrow?

I'm wondering if there could be a block chain approach to selling goods and putting money in an escrow-like state until the goods are received. I'm envisioning the following scenario. 1) Buyer puts ...